A loan of $750 helped to buy materials such as steel, welding material, paint, sandpaper, and other materials.


Juan Cancio's story

Juan Cancio is a member of the Nueva Vision de Rumichaca communal bank, a group of 19 members who live in Urubamba Province, located north of the city of Cusco on the banks of the Vilcanota River. The area is known as the Sacred Valley for its mild climate, fertile soil, and abundant streams that make this valley one of the most beautiful on the planet.

Juan Cancio is 42 years old and has three children with his partner. He was born in the Maras district of Urubamba Province and lives in the town of Cotowincho in Urubamba. He's a metal carpenter and has a small workshop in his home where he makes metal chairs, doors, and other items.
At the moment, Juan Cancio needs this loan to buy materials such as steel, welding material, paint, sandpaper, and other materials.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Jacob Bintliff



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